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  • Walther Eberbach

    "Verdun die Weltblutpumpe"

    DS-177

    1916, Blackened Cast Iron, 69.6mm, 62.9g., VZ , Frankenhuis 1502

    Obverse : Death, near the place where a sword, of which only the hilt is visible, is sticking in the ground, pumping up blood. Legend, "Verdun die Weltblutpumpe" (Verdun the World's blood pump),

    Reverse: Within a border of running blood, inscribed, "Sibir — Frankr. — Dahom. — Canad. Cap. — Indi — Russl. — Austrl. — Tonkg. — Algr. —Fidji — Engl." In shield, "Dem General Petain and seinen HilfsvOlker aus alien Welt 1916" (To General Petain and his auxiliary troops from all parts of the world). Across the shield, dripping blood.
"Verdun die Weltblutpumpe"
« on: May 18, 2013, 02:23:06 PM »

Walther Eberbach

"Verdun die Weltblutpumpe"

DS-177

1916, Blackened Cast Iron, 69.6mm, 62.9g., VZ , Frankenhuis 1502

Obverse : Death, near the place where a sword, of which only the hilt is visible, is sticking in the ground, pumping up blood. Legend, "Verdun die Weltblutpumpe" (Verdun the World's blood pump),

Reverse: Within a border of running blood, inscribed, "Sibir — Frankr. — Dahom. — Canad. Cap. — Indi — Russl. — Austrl. — Tonkg. — Algr. —Fidji — Engl." In shield, "Dem General Petain and seinen HilfsvOlker aus alien Welt 1916" (To General Petain and his auxiliary troops from all parts of the world). Across the shield, dripping blood.
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